EAC Thesis Award Juror Profile: Danau Tanu


Danau Tanu is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Western Australia and a Visiting Research Fellow in the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies at Waseda University, Japan. Being of mixed heritage and having grown up internationally, her passion is to uncover the hidden voices of the children of serial migrants and others who grow up in the liminal space of the third culture. Her doctoral dissertation has become the first book on structural racism in international schools: Growing Up in Transit: The Politics of Belonging at an International School. Danau likes to claim that she speaks ‘3.5’ languages (English, Japanese, Indonesian and Chinese), and volunteers as Co-Chair of the Families in Global Transition (FIGT) Research Network. She is also a co-founder of TCKs of Asia and the Third Culture Stories podcast.